NME? NMA ? No, gave that a miss. Seen them that many times I can afford to miss a tour now & again
The seats on the Impala were a PITA to get the stripes "just so". I used a lot of reference photos to get that tight.
The chrome strips down the sides were done in Bare Metal Foil, which I also used for the chrome trim round the windows on the Bel Air & the Mustang
Paint Technique? Whole body done in white (Tamiya) then the bits I wanted to keep white, masked off with Humbrol Maskol, using the side rubbing strips as the demarcation lines. Bare Metal Foil over the top hides the joints between blue & white. The blue was a mix of Tamiya & Revell acrylics until I got it just right. Needed to make a fair bit up in one go just to be sure I had enough; there was some waste